Singing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Singing

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But I won't deprive myself of singing opera as long as my voice follows.
~By Placido Domingo ~


Singing is a form of admitting that I'm alive.
~By Alfredo Kraus ~


I never thought I would be singing for the world.
~By Patti LaBelle ~


It was he who impressed, time and again, the necessity of singing as nature intended, and - I remember - he constantly warned, don't let the public know that you work. So I went slowly. I never forced the voice.
~By Enrico Caruso ~


The most enjoyable part of my career is singing live.
~By Luis Miguel ~


I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church. Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television singing their hearts out.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


There is no seam between my songs and myself-they really are me. It's not like I'm performing; I'm just singing stuff that I really believe.
~By David Friedman ~


I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I'm happy again.
~By Arthur Freed ~


I don't believe in singing lessons. You can sing or you can't.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


I don't think we should speak so much. What if we were singing a song? We split, whilst singing.
~By Jean Gabin ~


It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved.
~By Linda Lavin ~


I really love singing.
~By Andrea Corr ~


In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing.
~By Norah Jones ~


When I am seriously composing, sometimes a phrase will come into my head, a catch phrase. When I was writing pop songs for a few years, as a career, separate from my folksinging career, I used to write songs for pop singers.
~By Tom Glazer ~


Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck.
~By Billie Holiday ~


We used to have a main female vocalist. But she had a baby. Now we do the singing ourselves.
~By Bernie Worrell ~


I looked in the audience. There were no strangers. Everybody was singing and cheering and hugging. That was a beautiful picture to look at.
~By Celine Dion ~


Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


I have always been intrigued with singing and I actually started my career in musical comedies.
~By Janine Turner ~


The real amazing thing about all of this is I think I've maintained the mentality of a musician throughout it all, which I'm proudest of. And I'm still playing on people's records and singing on people's records.
~By Vince Gill ~


I didn't understand that I could sing until I was like 11 or 12. My mom heard me singing around the house and she said, What are you doing? You really can sing! So then I started going to school and singing to the girls.
~By Chris Brown ~


Singing becomes a form of therapy.
~By Placido Domingo ~


I wanted to bring back that big, ballad type of music that we used to love so much. Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, when they first came out, that's what I grew up singing.
~By LaToya London ~


What I like about playing America is you can be pretty sure you're not going to get hit with a full can of beer when you're singing and I really enjoy that!
~By Joe Strummer ~


You put a song on the record or on tape and you stop singing it. You just don't sit around and sing it anymore unless you're performing. That's kind of sad.
~By Rick Danko ~


For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.
~By Reba McEntire ~


My mother gave me singing lessons; that was totally painful, because I couldn't do what she wanted to hear. She used to say: there's more there, there's more voice but I just didn't want to give it to her.
~By Linda Lavin ~


As I go back and listen, the other girls weren't singing quite like I was.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure. Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots. Her singing is outstanding - no frills, down to the bone and intense.
~By Jerry Wexler ~


Broadway is a tough, tough arena for singing.
~By Julie Andrews ~


You're gonna have to learn to get out there in front of those cameras and hold your head up. Take charge when you're singing.
~By Patsy Cline ~


As the audiences got larger, the participation got larger. And I found myself in Dallas, and 20,000 people were singing 'Madonna Whore' back at me. I thought... this is really a great thing. They wanted to hear it really badly, and here they are.
~By Cyndi Lauper ~


You can lose people without them dying, and I have, from moving, from traveling. The emotion is real, it just doesn't actually have to do with death. I'm singing about what I know, and it's a song about longing for somebody who's disappeared in your life.
~By Jon Crosby ~


In some ways, I've always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
~By Petula Clark ~


The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It's just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There's a difference.
~By Jill Scott ~


My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
~By James W. Black ~


Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career.
~By Al Jarreau ~


I was singing about six notes higher than I had to, in a range that kept me up in a bubblegum sound.
~By Nancy Sinatra ~


I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself.
~By Bobby Darin ~


Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.
~By James Galway ~


The type of music that I love to sing would have to be more bluesy and jazzy and more soul-like 'cause I love to belt when it comes to singing, so I guess bigger songs are what I lean more towards.
~By Thia Megia ~


You know, Neil Young is singing Rock n' roll will never die, and Neil never rocked and rolled in his life. I mean, he rocked, but he didn't roll. He has got no swing in him.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren't hiring opera singers.
~By Jo Stafford ~


We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing a song about going nowhere. So it worked out very well I think.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


I don't want to wreck my voice. I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid. If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


I never decided to start singing, to be a singer.
~By Stephen Malkmus ~


Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!
~By Buddy Guy ~


Singing was the big focus and outlet for me.
~By Debra Wilson ~


Or if I have my head in the results, I can't work with what I have, because I'm trying to force something to happen. And with singing, any time you force it, you tighten up. If you tighten up, you're screwed, nothing will work.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


I appreciate what others have done in the past especially for my genre, and my style of singing. And they sure put a footprint - you know, they got the foot in the door, but I'm going to put my foot straight through the door.
~By James Durbin ~


When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


Every time I talk about this, I say: when the singer is singing, he must be respected, you must be able to hear what he's saying. You can't put a trombone and a drum up there, and a microphone on the drum, microphones on everybody. You can't hear what he's saying.
~By Compay Segundo ~


I started singing about three years ago, I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol. The other people in the competition had been taking singing lessons and had vocal coaches. I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time, I would just sing around the house. I was only 12 and I got second place.
~By Justin Bieber ~


If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.
~By Clay Aiken ~


I'll only stop singing when I'm in my grave.
~By Compay Segundo ~


There is nothing like singing a song that 20,000 people know and are singing back to you.
~By Gary Cherone ~


Singing in Gaelic is very, very natural to do. I think lends itself very much so to being sung.
~By Enya ~


The story about me, apocryphal or not, is that I could sing before I spoke. My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was standing in the crib singing God Bless America.
~By Linda Lavin ~


If you feel like singing along, don't.
~By James Taylor ~


I disliked singing in English and neither liked the story nor the character of Cressida.
~By Walter Legge ~


It happens to the best of them. You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice. No excuses. I blew it.
~By Bobby Darin ~


I remember him watching me through the crack of a door singing with a hairbrush. I was in front of his mirror. I think he wanted me to sing. He would get me on the table and make me sing sometimes or play the piano. He was very encouraging on that front.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold.
~By Ray Manzarek ~


I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I've done it for a while, singing in both languages.
~By Jon Secada ~


My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
~By David Crosby ~


It was an experience being on a Beatles tour. They weren't very good. The singing was great, but the playing was a bit weak.
~By Robin Trower ~


I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
~By Minnie Driver ~


Verse, singing, and speech have a common origin.
~By Jean Philippe Rameau ~


The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
~By Maria Jeritza ~


I learned so much about recording and about singing on records from Ken Nelson.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


When Ulysses hears his own story sung by an epic poet and then he reveals his identity and the poet wants to continue singing, Ulysses isn't interested any longer. That's very astonishing.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


I just prefer instrumental. I don't need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear - I don't need people feeding their fantasies into my vision.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


I don't like singing before noon.
~By Sting ~


When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


In opera, there is always too much singing.
~By Claude Debussy ~


When you're singing you can hear the echo of people in the audience singing every single word with you, and that was that big dream that I had for myself. It's happening.
~By Taylor Swift ~


You always will be singing a song or humming a line or a melody.
~By Dennis Brown ~


I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part.
~By Roy Haynes ~


There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I'm more relaxed when I can hear the beat clearly all the time I'm singing.
~By Jimmy Rushing ~


Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel. When you hear a song and you're acting it's incredible. But when you're singing a song and you're acting it's even more incredible.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


The people who are making money are the ones who are writing and singing their own songs.
~By Jimmy Webb ~


But I was singing loud, and most singers weren't singing loud.
~By Little Richard ~


I hear the singing of the lives of women. They clear mystery, the offering, and pride.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


I'll keep working as long as I live because singing has taken on the feeling of joy that I had when I started, when my only responsibility was to sing well.
~By Rosemary Clooney ~


I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment.
~By Don Henley ~


And in singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up for in volume.
~By Hedda Hopper ~


There are a lot of unseen elements to having a successful singing career.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument.
~By Herb Alpert ~


I will confess I did none of my own singing. I did all my own costume and makeup, though.
~By Gary Cole ~


When I was singing Jamie's Cryin', people were going out of their mind because it was the first time they got to see Eddie, Michael and Alex play those songs. That was a thrill.
~By Gary Cherone ~


Singing is my dream and, while it may have not been a commercial success, critically I was thrilled with the reception my first album got.
~By Minnie Driver ~


Speech lessons probably did more for my singing voice - they teach you breathing, resonance.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing.
~By Joe Cocker ~

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